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Forecasting the economy: from descriptive to prescriptive analytics

The article shows that further development of the Belarusian economy assumes treating it as a large complex system, the variety of conditions of which exceeds the directive management methods possibilities. This implies, first, the expansion of the sphere of economic self-regulation, and, second, the empowerment of the ability of scientists and managers to investigate and […]

That is not the solution

The president of Belarus once again took up arms against imports at the beginning of April. Candidates of economic sciences Leonid Zlotnikov and Vladimir Akulich in a regular issue of  ‘The Bank Messenger’  have laid out in figures, why the strategic problem of the re-industrialization of the country and increasing competitiveness should be solved in […]

The mask is thrown off

During the government’s report on March 3, 2018, the president asked why the prices for milk products exceed inflation rates (the forecast inflation rate for 2018 is 6%). And he demanded from the Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade (MART) to restore order in pricing. Actually, MART was created for these purposes in 2016, after […]